National Jeweler Network



Schedule, Speakers Announced for Industry Summit

Though the event will be driven by attendee participation, presentations will give the group insight on what currently constitutes a responsible sourcing program.


Swatch Group Sales Down in 2015

The Swiss watchmaker saw its sales decrease for the first time in six years, stung by the strength of the franc and weakness in the Hong Kong market.


LVMH Sees Watch, Jewelry Profits Climb

The luxury goods conglomerate had success with Bulgari and TAG Heuer’s new smartwatch in 2015, though its CEO acknowledged that global economic “uncertainty” remains.


Tacori Now Selling Direct to Consumers Online

The brand has made its men’s and women’s fashion jewelry available for purchase on its website while its bridal lines remain exclusive to retail partners.  


Helzberg Gives Customer 48 Hours to Propose

As part of its “We Propose You Propose” Valentine’s Day promotion, Helzberg Diamonds told one man that he could have his engagement ring for free if he popped the question within 48 hours.


Amazon Passes $100B in Sales

The online retailing giant known for sacrificing profits for the sake of growth also reported a substantial increase in net income in 2015.


Tiffany Pushes More into Perfume

The brand announced Wednesday that it will launch a new line of men’s and women’s fragrances in an agreement with perfume-maker Coty, which makes scents for Chopard and celebrities such as Beyonce and Katy Perry.


Walmart to Close 269 Stores Worldwide

More than half of the stores set to close are located in the United States, and the closures will effectively mean the end of the Walmart Express small-format store concept.


5 Points on the Proposed Changes to the FTC Guides

The Federal Trade Commission has issued proposed revisions to its Guides for the Jewelry Industry. Here are a few key things to know about them.